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Great Lakes Analytics in Sports Conference

Diane Bloodworth

CEO | Competitive Sports Analysis

Recruiting Analytics

Effective recruiting is key to winning in college sports. Diane will discuss how recruiting analytics can help coaches find athletes that best fit their program and win more games. Participants will gain an understanding of how data is collected and analyzed to develop the scoutSMART FIT score, an understanding of the methodology and approach to developing a predictive algorithm, and identify and discuss career opportunities in sports analytics.

Diane Bloodworth founded CSA in 2010 and serves as the President and CEO. She is responsible for company and product strategy and manages the day-to-day operations. Diane is a serial entrepreneur and previous founder of an IT process improvement consulting firm (BIT) that was acquired in 2003. She has more than 25 years of experience in the technology industry, including nine years at IBM. Diane’s IT consulting experience has included assignments with Fortune 500 companies, government, and small businesses. Through CSA and the company’s scoutPRO brand, Diane is able to combine her love of sports and expert knowledge of technology.  Active in the sports business community, Diane serves on the board of governors for the Atlanta Chapter of the Touchdown Club / National Football Foundation. Diane has a degree in Finance from the University of Georgia Terry College of Business and an MBA from the University of Miami.

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Listen to a podcast interview with Diane and UW-Stevens Point communications student Ashlee Weidman

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